From Sean : A few of us have banded together to kick off an Office 365 User Group here in Victoria. To learn more and signup, go to http://www.meetup.com/Victoria-O365-User-Group/events/168341602
From Nintex: We are pleased to announce that we have updated our apps for Nintex Workflow and Forms for Office 365, now available for download from the SharePoint store. We’re focusing heavily on the great feedback being provided by our community, and we’re working on packing in as many features as we possibly can. You will continue to see us adding new, exciting features to deliver a compelling user experience and capabilities that allow our customers to be more productive on a powerful cloud platform.
In order to change a Managed Path for a site collection we need to backup and restore that site collection to the new Managed Path.
For those who don’t know about CloudShare.com – it’s a subscription-paid virtual server hosting environment along the lines of Amazon EC2 or Azure, which has a key twist: it provides pre-configured virtual machines that specifically focus on SharePoint and related technologies. We use it for development at itgroove when we need to do high-level development, as a complement to local Hyper-V development images.
Found a nice little GUI for visualizing, assembling and debugging SharePoint 2013 Search API queries:
Issues have been reported with data migration tools used to transfer content from a SharePoint 2010 environment to a SharePoint 2013 environment. The tools are preventing the Nintex Workflow site collection feature from activating in the 2013 environment.
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Here are the assets from my presentation today at the Victoria SharePoint user group, vSharePoint. In addition to our meetup.com site, be sure to also check out our new Office 365 hosted site at www.sharepoint.com